D.C. Weighs Sales Tax on Medical Marijuana

June 2, 2010

Washington, D.C. officials estimated yesterday that extending the city’s 6% sales tax to medical marijuana could generate $400,000 over five years. Specifically, the office guessed that about 850 people would fill prescriptions at an average price of $350 apiece, for a tax of $21.

In November, Californians will vote on whether to legalize and tax marijuana.

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